2014 February

IP Report_February2014

On September 4 2013 the Milan Court of Appeal (Specialised Company and IP Division) issued a landmark decision in which it ordered the revocation for non-use of the famous LAMBRETTA trademark for motorcycles (the reasoning for the decision was published at a later date).

LAMBRETTA had been one of the main trademarks in the Italian mechanical sector since the Second World War, when it was launched to designate a scooter which for many years was the main competitor of the Vespa scooter (still produced by Piaggio). Use of the LAMBRETTA mark by the original owner (Innocenti, which […]